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Sharks!

Summer of the Shark Sharks!  land in the 570   Ever since Jaws first swam its way into the public consciousness, people the world over have been both fascinated and frightened by the very concept of sharks. Every time someone is attacked by a shark, it becomes...

Looking Back: Jaws

Here’s to STILL Swimming with Bow-Legged Women A Critic Looks back at Jaws   Talk about sharks. If you ever want to feel even more cynical about the flimflam, snakeoil-peddling, business side of H’Wood, read Peter Biskind’s expertly written, venom-tongued,...

Up Close: Ryan Cooper

Up Close & Personal Always Sailing Ahead Ryan Cooper reiterates the unpredictable nature of uncovering up-and-coming and innovative lure for Cooper’s Seafood. He and his family have striven for three generations to magnetize crowds into their restaurant’s seats....

Bartender: Brooke Berkosky

NAME: Brooke Berkosky BAR: Palazzo 53, Pittston FAVORITE DRINK: “White Cosmopolitan” — White cranberry juice, Grey Goose vodka, fresh lime juice, St. Germain and twisted lime rind. Shaken and served in a martini glass....

Curtain Call

STAGES OF WAR: Actors Circle opens new Original Drama on Friday   In our quest to entertain, we often write plays based on silly things. And Actors Circle’s Lou Bisignani believes theatre should, above all, be entertaining. But he’s also interested in a good,...

Headphones

Assorted declarations from editor Tom Graham   Give Us moe.!!! moe. is stopping by the 570 once again to treat audiences to a summer night full of jamming and dancing. The band lights up the Sherman Summer Stage at Mount Airy Casino Resort on Friday, July 18, at...

Sounds

KEEPING IT SIMPLE IS NOT SO STUPID OLD 97’S — Most Messed Up THE GOOD: Dallas alt-country indie rockers Old 97’s celebrate two decades together with a blistering tenth studio effort. THE BAD: Nothing. THE NITTY GRITTY: Any album from their catalog provides a hearty...

Screens

Opening this weekend Sex Tape Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel Leading back to her debut in The Mask, Cameron Diaz has certainly had her share of box office hits (Charlie’s Angels, the Shrek franchise). With My Best Friend’s Wedding, this former model proved that she had...

Bookmarks: Gathering on the Edge

Columnist Andrea McGuigan previews The Gathering 2014. The annual literary conference is scheduled to take place at Keystone College in La Plume July 17-20. For more information or to register, visit thegatheringatkeystone.org or contact Charlotte Ravaioli (570,...

Curtain Call: Plays in the Attic

Gaslight Theatre Opens Program of Attic Plays in Kingston Storefront   Unless your attic has been refinished and converted into a swanky swinger’s pad, home office or mancave, you probably don’t spend much time there. We stash away things we don’t use anymore but...

Up Close: Chad Stanley

Up Close & Personal Two sides of the same coin There are two different sides to Dr. Chad Stanley’s life. On one hand, he’s a professor at Wilkes University, teaching English, composition and literature — and even drama and some unique topics classes like horror...

Bartender: Rachael Mazza

NAME: Rachael Mazza BAR: The Moontower Lounge, Archbald FAVORITE DRINK: “The LUNAtic” — Moscato, Silver Tequilla, Absinthe and lime juice. Served in a martini...

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